Advocacy & Development

Geena Davis Institute on Gender in Media SmartBrief

News on gender issues in children's media

Geena Davis Institute on Gender in Media SmartBrief

Published in partnership with: Geena Davis Institute on Gender in Media

Davis: Gender imbalance extends to children's media

3/25/2015

  • Guardian (London), The

Just 25% of speaking roles in children's TV programming and family-rated films belong to a female character, Geena Davis recently said in an interview. "Popular media is constantly hammering home the … Read More

Gay Politics Report

News about the LGBT community

Gay Politics Report

Published in partnership with: Gay & Lesbian Victory Institute

Swedish dictionary includes gender-neutral pronoun

3/27/2015

  • BuzzFeed
  • Guardian (London), The
  • Gay Star News

The official dictionary of the Swedish language will add the gender-neutral pronoun "hen" beginning next month. The new pronoun is meant to refer to a person without revealing their gender, either bec… Read More

UN Wire

News covering the UN and the world

UN Wire

Published in partnership with: United Nations Foundation

Expert: Cap must be set to 1.5 degrees Celsius to combat climate change

3/27/2015

  • SciDev.net

The cap on global temperature increases should be lowered to 1.5 degrees Celsius from 2 degrees C, says a report by Petra Tschakert, a geographer from Pennsylvania State University. Read More

Community Association Management SmartBrief

News for community association managers

Community Association Management SmartBrief

Published in partnership with: National Board of Certification for Community Association Managers

HOA loses discrimination lawsuit

3/24/2015

  • Star Tribune (Minneapolis-St. Paul, Minn.)

Residents of Greenbrier Village condos in Minnetonka, Minn., won a settlement of $100,000 in a federal lawsuit claiming its HOA and management company illegally discriminated against families with chi… Read More

Housing Matters SmartBrief

Housing industry news and information

Housing Matters SmartBrief

Published in partnership with: The MacArthur Foundation

Study: Obesity rises in South L.A. despite fast-food ban

3/24/2015

  • Atlantic online, The

Los Angeles in 2008 banned new fast-food restaurants in a part of the city where poverty and obesity are disproportionately high. But research by the RAND Corp. finds that the ban has not led to a dec… Read More

SmartBrief Insights

News for association leaders

SmartBrief Insights

Inclusion Solutions

News on diversity and inclusion for the accounting profession

Inclusion Solutions

Published in partnership with: American Institute of CPAs

Be wary of these diversity training misconceptions

3/10/2015

  • Fast Company online

Did you know that diversity training programs that are mandatory may fall flat because managers assume they are only intended for legal compliance? Here's how to address that issue and other diversity… Read More

BoardSource SmartBrief

News for Nonprofit Governance

BoardSource SmartBrief

Published in partnership with: BoardSource

Fla. nonprofit leader holds gift drives for teens

3/27/2015

  • Tallahassee Democrat (Fla.) (tiered subscription model)

Gail Stansberry Ziffer found Treats for Teens in 1995, an organization dedicated to raising money and gifts for teenagers during the holiday season. Since then, the nonprofit has raised more than $150… Read More

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